A Handy Tire Wear Chart, Plus 3 Benefits of Tire Care
When was the last time you took a close look at your tires? And not just the sidewalls (the part of the tire that faces you), but an actual inspection of the treads, which face the pavement? If the answer is “never” or “the last time I had a flat,”...
Researching Different Types of Car Insurance? Here’s What You Should Know.
Most states have laws requiring car owners to purchase insurance that meets at least the minimum state requirements.1 That means most Americans are required to carry some form of auto insurance.2 Most car policies are made up of a few different types of coverage. Understanding what each type means can...
4 Facts and Statistics About Distracted Driving – Plus Ways to Help You Stay Focused
Every year, nearly 3,000 people die in car crashes due to distracted driving.1 These are preventable accidents, caused by someone not paying attention at the wheel. If you need motivation to keep your eyes on the road and stay focused, here are four facts and statistics about distracted driving. Fact...
Roadmap to Vehicle Safety
Before you get behind the wheel, your car has already been tested by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) to measure how well you and others are protected. Here’s what the NHTSA looks for and the features they recommend.
Making an Emergency Kit for Your Car
Stay prepared by storing an emergency kit in your vehicle. We’ve got tips on what to pack.
How Speed Limits Impact Safety
Here’s a look at how lowering the speed limit by even 5 mph changes a motorist’s behavior, according to research from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety.
What if Your Car Is Recalled?
Learn the steps involved in staying on top of vehicle recalls. A recall notice can catch car owners by surprise and raise immediate questions. What does it mean for your safety and the safety of your vehicle? What steps do you need to take to repair the affected auto parts...
Top Tech to Keep Your New Driver Safe
Every little bit of technology helps! You’ll find these safety technologies in more recent models: • Lane departure warning and...
Safe Car Seats for Your Child at Every Age
Children may not be ready for a seat belt alone until 10 to 11 years of age, or when they...
Facts on Fender Benders
How common are minor accidents, and how can you avoid them? From monitoring your own approach to driving to leaning on technology to help you, there are ways of reducing the hazard.